Elsworth will talk about how gaseous stimulants offer some advantages in the “hydraulic” fracturing of low permeability reservoirs over traditional water-based fluids. Talk will be held in Wednesday April 1 in C213 Coal Utilization Laboratory at the EMS Energy Institute from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Dr. Zhu presents "Using Seismic Attenuation for Better Subsurface Imaging and Monitoring of Sequestrated CO2” on Monday, March 30th, at 2:30 PM in 541 Deike. Refreshments are available.
Glaciologist Richard Alley says new research about the Totten Glacier hints at a possible solution to a question that scientists have long had about the planet’s past. Full story
Dr. Currano, who is also a Penn State alumnus, presents "Life After Penn State: Reconstructing Past Forest Structure and Ecology, Challenging the Face of Science, and Getting My Dream Job" on Tuesday, March 24th, at 4 PM in 022 Deike. A pre-talk Coffee & Cookies Speaker Reception will take place at 3:45 PM in the EMS Museum on the ground floor of Deike. All are welcome!
Dr. Foley presents "Initiation of Plate Tectonics and the Development of Habitable Climates on Rocky Planets" on Thursday, March 19th, at 3:45 PM in 541 Deike. Refreshments will be served.
Dr. Mallik presents "The Fate of Crustal Melt in a Mantle Milieu: Implications for Volatile-Fluxed Melting of Earth's Heterogeneous Upper Mantle" on Monday, March 16th, at 2:30 PM in 541 Deike. Refreshments will be served, and all are welcome.
VOICES of Our College: Earth and Mineral Sciences
The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences celebrates its rich heritage and tradition of excellence through sharing the spoken words of the people who have influenced our history. The compelling accounts of their experiences, hopes, and visions for our future demonstrate the power of stories to engage us and spur us to actively participate in shaping the next generation of our graduates. Be inspired and entertained as you listen to the stories of both past and present people of EMS! You'll find audio files and view photographs of current students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends. Discover how the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences has built a community dedicated to teaching, research, and service, to industry and society. <<Listen to the VOICES of EMS>>
Penn State Faculty: The Experience of Online Teaching
The World Campus has produced a great video that features Penn State faculty (Sarma Pisupati, Associate Professor of Energy and Mineral Engineering) discussing their experience of online teaching. These faculty stories illustrate the variety of course types, instructional design models and levels of faculty engagement in World Campus courses. <<VIEW VIDEO>>
Penn State: Inspiring Researchers
In research, small breakthroughs can make big impacts . . . impacts that can save lives. Jim Adair and his team at Penn State are transforming the way we treat and detect cancer . . . <<VIEW VIDEO>>